Fashion

Fashion World Mourns Death of Azzedine Alaïa

clock November 18, 2017WWD Staff

Business

Improvements at Abercrombie, but Wall Street Still Cautious on Stock

clock November 17, 2017Vicki M. Young

Business

Stitch Fix IPO Pops, Then Fizzles

clock November 17, 2017Evan Clark

Berlin

Philomena Zanetti at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Spring/Summer 2017

Marketing and Promotion

Mercedes-Benz Condensing Runway Action in Berlin

Automotive giant now partnering with Nowadays for a newly conceived Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin.

clock November 13, 2017Melissa Drier

The Upper West highrise in Berlin

Real Estate

Karstadt Owner Signa Acquires Five Key Retail Properties in Germany

The 1.5 billion euro deal with RFR Holding is Germany’s largest real estate transaction of 2017.

clock November 10, 2017Melissa Drier

A look from Ecoalf.

Retail

Ecoalf Brings Eco Message to Berlin With Flagship

Spanish eco-fashion brand Ecoalf opens its first international flagship in Berlin as part of an expansion strategy.

clock November 9, 2017Quynh Tran

Financial

Zalando Posts 11.1 Million Euro Net Loss, Grows Sales 28.7% in Q3

The e-tailer is to continue heavy investments into the “fourth quarter and beyond.”

clock November 7, 2017Melissa Drier

Retail

Zalando’s New ‘Build’ Program Taps Start-Up Expertise To Enhance Shopping Experience

First Build partner Bllush to link social media images to the Zalando Fashion Store

clock September 20, 2017Melissa Drier

Punching Trunk Karl Lagerfeld et Louis Vuitton, en toile Monogram, contenant une Punching Suitcase. - vue de 3/4.

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton Presents Time Capsule Exhibition in Berlin

Smaller format to open shortly in Bangkok, followed by a second European city in 2018.

clock September 15, 2017Melissa Drier

Comme des Garçons' new look in Berlin

Retail

Comme des Garçons Revamps Berlin Shop and Expands Brand Assortment

Younger Berliners are now shopping the brand, which is also building up its German wholesale business.

clock September 11, 2017Melissa Drier

The Zolando Fall 2017 RTW runway show in Berlin, Germany.

Business Features

Zalando’s Second Bread & Butter Explores Consumer Direct Marketing Strategies

Zalando’s consumer-oriented Bread & Butter show explores direct on- and off-line consumer communication during a three-day-festival.

clock September 4, 2017Quynh Tran

Financial

Investments Subdue Zalando Operative Earnings in Q2

The e-tail giant launched a new premium, fee-based membership program, called Zalando Zet.

clock July 18, 2017Melissa Drier

Marco Raab

Human Resources

Escada Names Marco Raab Global Vice President Marketing and Communications

Ex-Red Bull marketing ace to “give wings” to Escada’s on and offline activities.

clock July 12, 2017Melissa Drier

Booths at Berlin's Premium trade show

Markets

New Strategies and Growing Market Confidence at Berlin Fairs

At Berlin’s trade fairs during Berlin Fashion Week, the mood was upbeat and visitors were confident about the market and discussed strategies despite less traffic.

clock July 10, 2017Quynh Tran

Boss Gallery Collection presentation at St. Agnes.

Fashion Features

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Ready for Reboot as It Officially Winds Down

Berlin runway show platform closes 10-year run as partners Mercedes-Benz and IMG part ways.

clock July 10, 2017Melissa Drier

: Designer Lara Krude (R) is seen with a model on the runway after accepting the fashion talent award 'Designer for Tomorrow' by Peek & Cloppenburg and Fashion ID hosted by Stella McCartney during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Spring/Summer 2018 at Kaufhaus Jandorf on July 6, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for P&C and Fashion ID) *** Local Caption *** Lara Krude

Fashion Scoops

Patron Stella McCartney and Jury Choose Lara Krude as Designer for Tomorrow in Berlin

McCartney also makes star appearance at the Zeit Magazin Mode & Stil conference.

clock July 9, 2017Melissa Drier

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Fashion Scoops

Susan Sarandon Stars in new Mercedes-Benz Fashion Campaign

The actress helps kick off the second chapter of the #mbcollective campaign in Berlin.

clock July 6, 2017Melissa Drier

Mergers and Acquisitions

Signa Retail Acquires Majority Stake in Premium/Luxury Fashion Platform Mybestbrands

Deal follows Signa’s majority stake in Hood.de last week and six previous digital buys.

clock June 19, 2017Melissa Drier

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